Marilyn Minus: From slime to super fiber

Northeastern Professor Marilyn Minus wants to make the strongest fibers the world has ever known -- at low cost -- for light-weight bullet-proof armor, wide-body jets, sports gear and more. Here she tells how she found a way to spin such "super fibers" using a composite of gooey long-chain polymers blended with sturdy carbon nanotubes.

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Runtime: 20:24

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